tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC March 15, 2012 3:05am-4:00am PDT
jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that sounds great. you guys sound great. welcome to the show. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. it's going to be fun tonight. big show. hey, last night, the republicans had their 20th debate. and did you see this? rick perry was actually in the audience. [ laughter ] he was sitting in the audience. it got awkward when he stood up and he was, like, "i just remembered the third department i'd cut! [ laughter ] energy! energy! you guys go back to -- it was energy. that's what i --" the debate got pretty tense. at one point ron paul said that rick santorum is a fake, and santorum responded by saying, "i'm real." [ laughter ] and then romney was, like,
"yeah, i'm a real human, too, ha ha ha. let's change the subject. [ laughter ] let's change the subject." did anyone see this? paris hilton just released a music video for her new song, "drunk text." [ cheers ] so look out, adele. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: the number one song. ♪ it was a drunk text it was a drunk text i'm sorry about that it was a drunk text ♪ ♪ a drunk text it was a drunk text i'm so sorry i sent that drunk text ♪ ♪ i'm sorry about it and you're hot that's hot that's hot ♪ [ cheers and applause ] that's actually pretty good. i like that song. >> steve: hey, that just went to number one. >> jimmy: oh my gosh! [ laughter ] on what chart?
>> steve: fillboard. >> jimmy: fillboard. hey, just saw this. j.k. rowling, author of the "harry potter" series, is set to publish her first novel for adults. yeah, because "harry potter" definitely wasn't for adults. [ laughter ] it was for children, of course. [ laughter ] why would i own all seven? [ laughter ] >> steve: they have found new children who have wanted to read. gwenevere, randal'toph, would you like to read a book? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: interesting name for your -- >> steve: it's a children's name. that's a children's name. >> jimmy: do you have kids or dragons? >> steve: those are dragons. >> jimmy: yeah. >> steve: they are my children! >> jimmy: that's right. you can tell the book is for adults from its title, "harry potter and the goblet of activia." [ laughter ] >> steve: you've got to stay regular, harry. >> jimmy: he's getting old. now, whenever harry wants to use his wand, he has to take a viagra 20 minutes before, and then -- [ laughter ] >> steve: whoa!
limpicus. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: erectilia. this is a funky idea. i think he's italian, too. i made him italian. >> steve: yeah, well, you know, latin is very close. >> jimmy: hey, this is a weird fact. a new survey found that the tooth fairy left about 42 cents less in 2011 than it did the year before. yeah. and when kids lose their teeth now, they're like, "i'm going to hold on to this until the market improves." [ laughter ] i'm not gonna let -- [ applause ] it's a molar, too. it's a pretty big one. listen to this. a company in the u.k. is selling a new device that lets you know if you're driving badly. yeah, it's called a windshield. [ laughter ] ridiculous. and finally, some tv news. there are reports that a surprise twist on "the biggest loser" has made the remaining contestants walk off the show.
or more accurately, walk halfway off the show, sit down and rest for a while, then finish walking off. [ laughter ] we have a great show tonight! give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: we've got a fantastic show tonight! this guys is a legend, and he's got a hot one-man show on broadway. william shatner is here! [ cheers and applause ] finally. she is the beautiful host of "top chef." we love her. padma lakshmi is stopping by! [ cheers and applause ] we also have the hilarious stars of "the book of mormon," andrew rannells and josh gad are going to be here! [ cheers and applause ] funny how we booked them. i'll tell you later. and then we have a performance from roundabout theatre company's tony award winning musical, "anything goes!" [ cheers and applause ]
it is a giant show. >> steve: broadway week. >> jimmy: giant show. they're amazingly singers and dancers. and it's phenomenal. tonight is gonna be a great show. i'm so psyched you guys are here for it. right now, it's time for "late night hashtags." here we go. ♪ hashtags hashtags hashtags hashtags ♪ ♪ hashtags [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: these are lists on twitter, where we give you the topic, and you send in the tweets. so yesterday, i went on twitter and i started a hashtag called #mysiblingisweird. and i asked you guys at home to tweet out some funny or weird story about your brother or sister. i tweeted out a story about -- my sister had one of these drowsy dolls. any of you girls out there ever have one? it's a drowsy doll. it's, like, a tiny little doll. like, the eyes are like this. [ laughter ] and you pull the -- you pull the cord and it goes, like, "i want a glass of water." [ laughter ] but the older it got, it kind of broke, and you pull the string and it would go, like, "i want a glass of water." [ laughter ] sounded like andy rooney. >> steve: andy rooney. >> jimmy: yeah, andy rooney. [ laughter ]
>> steve: "i want a glass of water. why is that?" >> jimmy: but she had that doll, but she thought the doll was trying to kill her. [ laughter ] so we had to hide the doll. it was ridiculous. my sister is -- there's tons of weird things i could have said about my sister. but she got me back a couple ones in there, too. but, anyways, we got thousands of tweets from you guys. in fact, within five minutes, it was a worldwide trending topic, which is awesome. that's so cool. [ cheers and applause ] so thank you for sending in those tweets. i love it when it goes trending. that's just -- it's cool. so now i thought i'd like to share some of my favorite #mysiblingisweird tweets from you guys. all right? here we go. this first one is from @anubot. she says, "my sister blow-dries the toilet seat to warm it up." [ laughter ] that's a great idea. >> steve: smart. >> jimmy: i don't know why i didn't think of that. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: this one from @djwolfga. he says, "when my brother lost the training wheels on his bike, he wouldn't brake. instead, he'd just jump off the bike into the grass." [ laughter ]
>> steve: action mat. come on. >> jimmy: this one's from @jonoo. he says, "my brother sings 'the final countdown' when there's a couple seconds left on the microwave. [ laughter ] ♪ [ laughter ] oh, hot pocket is ready. hot pocket is ready. ♪ we're heading for venus [ laughter ] >> jimmy: they don't play the lyrics anymore to that song. all they play is the keyboard, yeah. >> i only know the intro. yeah, it's like -- ♪ ♪ we're heading for venus ♪ venus >> jimmy: already i'm off the train on that one. >> steve: yeah, going to venus. >> jimmy: what are you talking about? >> questlove: see you guys at venus. >> jimmy: yeah.
i had the -- >> steve: what? >> jimmy: you can go to venus, or we can go -- we can go to uranus. >> steve: wait. my anus? ♪ >> jimmy: no, no. what? >> steve: what? oh, the planet. >> jimmy: or we -- yeah, yeah. or we can go to the black hole. [ laughter ] >> steve: that was a bar i used to frequent, wasn't it? [ laughter ] it was risque. risque. >> jimmy: they closed down. >> steve: yeah, closed it. >> jimmy: they closed it. >> steve: the government closed it down. the department of health came. slapped a big "f" on it. >> jimmy: it did have an "f" on it. >> steve: a lot of "f"ing. >> jimmy: a lot of "f." lot of "f" went down there. >> jimmy: dirty place. >> steve: dirty, filthy. i would never bring my "harry potter," i mean my children's "harry potter" books there. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this one is from @mspiegel10. he says, "my sister has to eat gummy bears two at a time so they don't die alone." [ laughter ]
that's a considerate sister right there. >> steve: that's either cute, or awful. >> jimmy: very nice. good, warm-hearted sister. [ cheers and applause ] this one's from @rexboa22. he says, "he wears shoes that are two sizes bigger than his feet to impress the ladies." [ laughter ] so they're impressed when he trips, too. >> steve: hey, girls, i went to clown college. >> jimmy: exactly. sadly, they're only 6 1/2s still. >> steve: oh. >> jimmy: yeah. >> steve: gets his feet bound like chinese ladies do. >> jimmy: this one's from @babyblueeyes. he says, "in grade school, my sister asked me to hold her foot, then she swung her other foot around to roundhouse me in the face." [ laughter ] >> steve: yes! yes! >> jimmy: hold my foot. >> steve: yeah, whoa! >> jimmy: why would you -- here, hold my foot and then roundhouse. >> steve: sounds like she's kick-ass. >> jimmy: yeah, she is. this one is from @cowontv. she says, "my brother has read only two books, both written by charles barkley." [ laughter ] >> steve: why go any further?
"hey, man, read the books. here's another one. it's great. that's a really great book. it's got a -- i wrote two of them." >> jimmy: "i wrote two different books." god, he is funny, too. charles barkley is a funny dude, man. >> steve: oh my god, he kills me. >> jimmy: yeah. what are they about, the books? >> steve: i'm guessing basketball. [ laughter ] and gambling. >> jimmy: you would think. >> jimmy: you would think. >> steve: you would think it would be about gambling or basketball. >> jimmy: gambling or basketball. anybody? anyone know what it's about? >> eating. >> jimmy: eating? [ laughter ] oh, no. >> steve: come on. >> jimmy: that is just rude. >> steve: that is rude. >> jimmy: you are rude. off to the black hole! [ laughter ] >> steve: it's closed! no! >> jimmy: we can -- you can force it open. [ laughter ] i'll go through the back door! let me in. let me in. >> steve: through the back door, please. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, gosh. here we go. this one's from @brianmcdkc. >> steve: wait. >> jimmy: he says --
dk c. >> steve: oh, okay. i thought you were talking about something else. >> jimmy: you're dyslexic, right? >> steve: yeah, i heard it wrong. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he says, "he used to let curse words slip when playing with action figures, then he'd cry and tell my parents on himself." [ laughter ] "i made g.i. joe call he-man an a-hole. i didn't mean it." and i don't know why i sound like bill clinton. [ laughter ] i'm a bill clinton impersonator as a kid. this one is from @jentopthat. she says, "when she's drunk, she claims i stole all of her childhood toys." but then her sister, @threethou, tweeted back, "that's because you did, jerk." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: she was probably drunk. >> steve: "how do you do?" >> jimmy: "how do you do?" that's the last one here.
it's from @saralynne87. she says, "sister told dad, 'your boobs are bigger than mommy's,' then turned to mom and said, 'don't worry, mom, yours are longer." [ laughter ] >> steve: whoa! >> jimmy: there you have it. those are tonight's "late night hashtags." to check out more of our favorites, go to latenightwithjimmyfallon.com/ hashtags. stick around. we'll be right back with more "late night!" [ cheers and applause ] ♪ meatball marinara with pepperoni is amazing. sooo good. ♪ oh pepperoni ♪ makes all my subs-a ♪ taste so much bettah ♪ how much i love yah see the game last night? course i did; it's good... [ male announcer ] get to subway pronto for our fresh takes on pepperoni. with the mangialicoius meatball pepperoni melt and chicken pizziola melt.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our first guest is an emmy and golden globe award winning actor who currently stars in his own one-man show on broadway "shatner's world, we just live in it." ladies and gentlemen, please welcome william shatner! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. [ cheers and applause ] the energy. >> jimmy: the energy. >> [ together ]: the energy! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: of this new york city. [ talking over each other ] [ cheers ] >> jimmy: yeah. >> what are you feeding them? >> jimmy: i don't know, it's just, they're just hopped up on
sugar. yeah. >> i hope it's sugar. >> jimmy: yeah, i hope it's sugar. it's some type of thing. you've been in the studio before, in the past. >> you know, i have. you were there going -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> and it was really -- it's terrific. >> jimmy: thank you very much. >> so, i -- well, i -- i have a certain judgment and i think you were wonderful. >> jimmy: thank you. i appreciate that. [ cheers and applause ] thank you, buddy. >> and many years ago, i was asked to do a record, and i had a concept. it was a great literature, like cyrano de bergerac. yeah, i make, a made a speech with ends. i may climb to no great heights, but i will climb alone, musically segways into a drug song that is the opposite, like can't do it alone, right. >> jimmy: yeah. >> so i do it in rehearsal. and the producer says it's six minutes long, cut it to half. >> jimmy: and this is johnny carson, right? >> this is "the johnny carson show." on "the tonight show." so, i cut it in half. he said, "do the literature, do the song." i said, "i'll do the song." the song was, "lucy in the sky with diamonds."
so i get up and -- and start performing "lucy in the sky with diamonds" without any explanation of the concept of the album. [ laughter ] so i'm doing like what you were doing. ♪ lucy in the sky with -- and i look over and see johnny carson going -- [ laughter ] my record was it. that was it. it was all over. >> jimmy: that was the end of your singing career, totally. but now look at you. >> until i resurrected it. but that's another story. >> jimmy: well look at this guy right here. "shatner's world, we just live in it." [ cheers and applause ] >> i'll tell you, it's a crowning achievement of my life. it's gotten great reviews. people are flocking to it. i go on a 15-city tour, starting march 10th. and i'll be in the city, someplace in the united states -- >> jimmy: so, you're only here in broadway till march 10th? >> to march 4th. and then i go to l.a. to prepare. >> jimmy: and what made you want to do a one-man show? >> well, i got asked in australia to do a one-man show. and people stood and cheered. and that was before i got on stage. [ laughter ]
small joke, and then it amplified -- >> jimmy: that's a good one. >> you're right. and you laughed. that was really -- then it amplified and it got -- i toured australia, then it got good. and then i toured canada, and got better. then broadway said, come and do it. but i wanted to make it better. so i honed it -- >> jimmy: worked on it. >> you know, worked on it and worked on it. and obsessed over it. and finally, opening night, a few nights ago, the nightmare of opening on broadway in a one-man show. there's no higher hurdle you can do. >> jimmy: no. >> and would "the new york times" like it, because i'm on my way to sardi's to do that thing. >> jimmy: you have to go to sardi's afterwards. >> got to go to sardi's afterward. what happens you go to sardi's and they say, it was the worst thing, i ever saw. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. >> and you're in the middle of spaghetti. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: no really, it's where actors go after their play opens. you run over to sardi's and you wait for the reviews. >> and the reviews were great and -- [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i was a nerve wreck and i didn't go on broadway. >> it was nightmarish.
it was one of those things, you know when you have a joke and you think it's going to work and then it doesn't work that night, but you know it should work, but there's that deadly silence and your stomach goes into your throat. >> jimmy: it happens every night here. [ laughter ] but yeah, plus you're doing all the publicity around it. wait until you hear my joke, wait until you hear my joke, and you're like, you're building the hype. >> well, but then who else is publicizing the show? >> jimmy: exactly. >> it's a one-man show. so you're one man publicizing. one man doing it. >> jimmy: you could be the first person to have other men in their one-man show, you should have someone play you. william shatner couldn't make it tonight, so playing -- >> here's jimmy fallon doing -- [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i remember the first time i auditioned for star trek. yeah, i could do it. you should call me. >> c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, do it, do it. all right. i'm sorry, i can't, i'm sick, i can't make it, here's jimmy fallon. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: it's my world. [ cheers and applause ] >> no, no, no, no -- [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i really do it -- i don't do it great. >> no standing ovations for you
jimmy fallon. >> jimmy: no, i'm taking the seats out. they have no options but to stand. >> they're all standing. >> jimmy: they have to stand. that's the way to do it, man. but then i can't be, unless they all sit on the floor. >> that's a great idea. >> jimmy: then i'm really bummed out. yeah, but this -- you've had a long career, great stuff in your career. you have very famous quotes. so i wanted to test you on maybe some of your quotes. >> oh no. >> jimmy: and see if you remember what character it was that you played. >> i don't remember what you, what we just said. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it's going to be good. this will be fun. here we go. ready? "hopheads with their brains fried by a peruvian snow, they're mugging and robbing decent citizens, so maggots like you can stay in business." >> that's something political, i'm sure. [ laughter ] i have no idea who i did. >> jimmy: that was you as t.j. hooker. [ buzzer ] [ laughter ] yeah. >> wow. >> jimmy: you said that as t.j. hooker. all right, ready? how about this one. ready? "irony can be pretty ironic sometimes." [ laughter ] >> i love the way it english flows there. i have no idea.
>> jimmy: that was, you were commander buck murdock in "airplane 2, the sequel." [ buzzer ] [ laughter ] >> it was supposed to be funny. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah, exactly. "you know what i'm going to do, brian, just to show you there are no hard feelings? i'm going to sleep with your wife." [ light laughter ] >> i vaguely remember saying that. but i don't remember who brian is. and i have no recollection of the wife. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it was denny crane, "boston legal." [ buzzer ] >> i should have remembered that. >> jimmy: all right. ready? [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] that's fine. "what can you expect from a simpering devil freak who's father was a computer and his mother an encyclopedia?" [ light laughter ] >> i think i said that to spock. >> jimmy: yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: captain james t. kirk. that's what i'm talking about. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] thanks for playing. you guys, check out "shatner's world, we just live in it." at the music box theater through march 4th, william shatner!
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is a writer, model and actress, who's also the emmy nominated host of bravo's emmy winning hit show "top chef." say hello to the gorgeous padma lakshmi! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah, you know that one. >> wow, you are probably the only people who can play that song. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah,
exactly. welcome -- >> i love you guys, by the way. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you guys love the roots, right? >> i will run my fingers through your hair. >> jimmy: that's so nice. >> i do. >> jimmy: everyone loves the roots. you do? >> i do. >> jimmy: watch it, quest. [ light laughter ] no, no, quest. no, no no. she was joking. figure of speech, quest. >> no. >> jimmy: you really do? >> i literally do. one day. >> jimmy: one day we will do -- >> a girl can hope. >> jimmy: exactly. how are you, pal? >> i'm good. >> jimmy: i've missed you. >> i've missed you. >> jimmy: i miss seeing you. >> i know. >> jimmy: you've been in texas. >> i have. i've been sweating it out in texas. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: what were you doing in texas? >> yay, texas. and i think we saw each other on the show last, right? nancy and you were on as judges -- >> jimmy: i was a judge on the show. >> that was great. i don't know, for those of you guys who haven't seen it, i don't know who that would be, but -- [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: did you like it, did you really like ti? >> i loved it. no, you and nancy came, but with your whole family. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and it was like a proper family supper. you know? >> jimmy: -- and higgins came too, but higgins -- >> yeah with his extendable fork -- your friend, right? >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. >> yeah, i want one of those forks, by the way. >> jimmy: higgins had a giant fork that would extend. >> yeah, all of the sudden. [ laughter ] i'm eating my food and i'm
serious about it because, you know, we're judging and talking about, wow, is this a really good cheeseburger or not? all of a sudden i see this -- [ laughter ] this plastic fork coming down. i'm like, what is that? >> jimmy: and then the best thing that made me laugh harder is you took it away from him, and he had another one. [ laughter ] he pulled the other one out. >> so fast right. i know. >> jimmy: it was so good but you have good chefs -- judges this year. >> we have great judges. i mean, you guys were great. but this season we had patti labelle, we had charlize theron. who, charlize is beautiful and funny and -- >> jimmy: she came on our show she yelled at me. >> -- so great. >> jimmy: she yelled at me. she said i was too -- >> she's a dominatrix. >> jimmy: yeah. she said i was too nice. >> oh. >> jimmy: when i was a judge on the show. >> oh did she? >> jimmy: yeah, so i was like -- >> well, she was very, you know, it's probably creatively the best dinner we had. she was -- >> jimmy: that was gorgeous. >> -- very, very articulate about it. it was all based around the snow white movie she's in. but the best judge was pee-wee herman. [ cheers and applause ] pee-wee herman. bar none. >> jimmy: that was -- really he's just the greatest right? >> i mean, i never watched his "pee-wee's playhouse", but everyone else did.
but i loved pee-wee herman. and he was great to have on the show. even my assistant got into it. jason has this red bow tie and this white shirt and had slicked his hair back. >> jimmy: oh my gosh. >> he even had my baby dress like that. since we got -- and it's crazy like, i'd never seen the crew go, so, like -- >> jimmy: nervous and like -- >> oh they were like teenage girls. you would think the beatles were walking in. >> jimmy: yeah. he was like the beatles. >> he even had like big 6-foot grits. you know, their like doing the lighting guys are like, "oh my god! pee-wee's here?" >> jimmy: "i know you are but what am i?" >> yeah! >> jimmy: "i know you are but what am i, right pee-wee?" >> it was i know you are but what am i, all weekend long. >> jimmy: and he was just hilariously funny too because he kept coming on, and they all made pancakes. >> oh, my gosh, yeah, the art department has like these towers of colored pancakes. the problem with doing anything with pee-wee is that you kind of become absurd and have this -- this pee-wee voice. like all of a sudden i found myself going -- [ in high pitched voice ] hi, how is everyone today. you know what i mean? >> jimmy: everything you over talk like -- >> you overdo it. just because he's so over the
top. you wind up being like that. so, my producer in my ear was like -- [ pee-wee impersonation ] >> jimmy: what do you think, tom? ha-ha. >> yeah. [ laughter ] [ pee-wee impersonation ] >> jimmy: how does it go? >> -- how about you use your adult voice. >> jimmy: yeah, well then he's paul reubens. >> well also -- >> jimmy: did he switch? >> well, he did that, too, like in the way that during the quick fire, i would talk in my, you know 16 octave voice. when we were at judges table, he would get really into analyzing the food, and all of a sudden he forgot to be pee-wee herman and he would be paul rubens. and he'd be like, "yeah, you're right i really --" and i'm like, "hey!" let's here it. [ talking over each other ] >> jimmy: "what were you saying pee-wee?" "[ clears throat ] well i was saying, i think it was a little dry." >> right. [ laughter ] yeah, exactly, and we'd have to remind him. [ cheers and applause ] but that's actually, that's what's cool about this show, is that, you know, we get these amazing guests, like you guys, and charlize theron. >> jimmy: well i had the best time ever. >> well, because they're fans of the show, i mean, you know. >> jimmy: but you work so hard. i mean, people don't know what goes into that. >> it's a commitment. you have to eat a lot of food.
and by that time it's usually good. but i mean, it's like a two-day shoot, right. >> jimmy: but the eating, and i mean, and it would start early. >> non stop. and it's late into the night. and so these people come on because they're huge fans of the show. >> jimmy: yeah. >> so, we've been very lucky. >> jimmy: well, you're down to two. is this going to be the spoiler alert for you guys? they're down to two chefs. i was going to show you a clip. if you don't want to see -- >> don't -- la-la-la-la -- don't pay attention right now. >> jimmy: should i not? well yeah, i can do this. [ cheers and applause ] >> you can do it. >> jimmy: it's paul. >> paul, sweety. he's oh, so cute. >> jimmy: it's paul. who i think he's the winner. and then her name is sarah, right? >> mm-hmm. >> jimmy: i don't like sarah. >> why don't you like sarah? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: because i think -- i think she's a bully. >> you know, she's not a bully. i will say this sarah and -- >> jimmy: is a bully. [ laughter ] >> no, sarah's not a bully. she's an incredibly talented chef. >> jimmy: "i don't like her. i like paul. i don't like her." >> don't do that. >> jimmy: i'm not. >> i never -- i never got to see
any of that backstage stuff. but tom and i and gail, we don't watch-- >> jimmy: oh, you don't watch the backstage? >> we don't watch it but -- >> jimmy: oh, i do. >> 'till like two days before. >> jimmy: she's mean. >> i know. >> jimmy: she's mean. >> we didn't see it like -- >> jimmy: she made beverly cry. you don't make beverly cry. you don't put beverly in a corner. >> okay, look, i -- >> jimmy: no one puts beverly in the corner. [ light laughter ] >> i of all people have been a beverly champion. as you know, i cried -- >> jimmy: she cries all the time. >> i cried when i had -- if you saw the show, you know, right? so, if you saw the show last week, i think. yeah, last week. you know, i cried when i had to let her go. but i will say that in sarah's defense -- >> jimmy: i got it. >> you know, beverly cries easily. and i have members of my family who cry easily. >> jimmy: yeah, and beverly also lost twice. >> but she won twice. you know, she won -- she got in. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: she won once, right? it's a lot of math in "top chef." no. [ laughter ] but, i think -- so, i think when it all comes down to it, i'm going for my man paul. 'cause i like him. [ cheers ] and i like his wife.
and he's married. >> his girlfriend. >> jimmy: or his girlfriend. sorry it's his girlfriend but he misses his girlfriend. and i like that, that he cares about her. and then sarah must be very, very good at cooking. [ laughter ] >> no, no, no, let me tell you, do we have time? i'm going to break it down for you. they have totally different cooking styles, okay? paul does pan asian food, he has filipino heritage but he also cooks at a japanese restaurant in austin. i'm told it was great. i wasn't allowed to go. sarah cooks for tony mantuano. she leads one of the best kitchens in chicago. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: she doesn't even need to win. [ laughter ] >> no -- >> jimmy: she's got everything. >> what did i say? >> jimmy: she's got, she's got enough. you guys, the "top chef" season finale is next sunday at 10:00 on bravo! [ cheers and applause ] nathan and padma's hosting the fourth annual blossom ball to benefit her charity the efa at the new york public library on march 15th! padma lakshmi, everybody! we'll be right back with more "late night"! [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that was nice. i'm glad you're -- give me some mormon. i love that. how are you guys doing? >> i'm good. how are you doing? >> jimmy: great. this is unbelievable -- first of all, it's great that you're here now. but it's also great because it's your birthday josh. >> it's my birthday. today is my birthday. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ happy birthday to you happy birthday to you ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: there you go. it's your birthday, so we have a tradition, every year you're going to have a birthday. >> this is great. until i die. >> jimmy: until you die. >> i want to do the fallon joke. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. >> thank you so much. >> jimmy: -- tell us what it is. >> all right. i want to be on jimmy the rest of my life! >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. [ cheers and applause ] we'll pass this around the audience, see if anybody wants any. [ cheers and applause ] >> just chuck it. >> jimmy: i love that you guys
are here. you're down the street, you're working. "book of mormon" killing it on the "book of mormon." gosh, congratulations on that. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: and so yesterday, yesterday we're doing the show, i'm doing the show and i get a tweet, i see a tweet from you. >> uh huh. >> jimmy: so, andrew, andrew sends a tweet saying, "can josh gad and i come by the show and say hi. we just want to be part of broadway week, we'll bring snacks for the love of god." [ laughter ] >> and you know, the thing that i'm embarrassed about is we did not bring snacks. >> jimmy: oh my gosh. yes, we did, we saved you there. >> i know, i know. >> jimmy: everybody grab a piece. >> everybody gets a piece of that. but yeah, we should have, we could have planned -- it happened so quickly. who knew the power of twitter. >> i have pretzels in my back pocket. >> jimmy: you do? [ light laughter ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: do you really? >> gummy bears. >> no, that's my other suit. >> jimmy: that'd be funny if you actually did just carry around a couple of spare pretzels, yeah. just snacks in your pocket. >> yes. >> jimmy: but then i tweeted you right back. >> you did, you did. >> jimmy: i said, "of course, come on over." >> yeah. >> jimmy: and now you're here. >> i know, well we thought, it was, i heard it was broadway week, and i thought, you know, josh and i just felt a little left out, frankly. >> jimmy: oh my gosh. this is insane. >> we're on broadway. we just, our feelings were maybe, like a little hurt.
>> jimmy: you really -- >> but now -- really, now that we understand the power of twitter, we'll start tweeting obama -- >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. >> want to come to the white house. >> jimmy: you want to go to the white house? >> maya angelou. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: maya angelou, you're going to go over, she doesn't have a talk show anymore. >> she does. >> no? >> jimmy: no, she doesn't have that anymore. >> not since '89. >> jimmy: but twitter's a giant part of even your ad campaign for this. it's like a lot -- >> well, you, you were a big part of our ad campaign. >> jimmy: yeah, i'm in your ad campaign, right? >> now, have you gotten paid for that yet? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. >> okay. >> jimmy: you can't -- you can't sing a song from the show. >> no, we can't. >> can we -- what's the delay on this? should we curse on this show? >> jimmy: sure. >> no, i'm just joking. >> jimmy: no, no, you can't. yeah, but you probably couldn't sing any form this show. >> no, we can't sing any on the show. >> jimmy: but you can sing some type of song can't you? >> well, josh -- josh warms up before the show. and josh is -- >> exclusively to '80s music. >> exclusively to '80s music. [ cheers and applause ] >> so -- so, if you were to help us, i would -- >> do you guys know a like a good '80s song that we could do? something maybe something with animation in it? [ light laughter ] >> oh, wow. >> jimmy: oh, thank you. >> something from 1980 -- 1988?
♪ [ cheers and applause ] that's not good. ♪ >> if you -- and feel free to sing along. do you know this? ♪ we're talking away i don't know what i'm to say i'll say it anyway today's another day ♪ ♪ to find you shying away i'll be coming for your love okay ♪ ♪ take on me take on me take me on ♪ ♪ take on me i'll be gone in a day or two ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about right now! my thanks to andrew rannells, josh gad! go see "book of mormon" on broadway. more "late night" after the break. stick around y'all! [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. we are thrilled to have this year's tony award winner for best revival of a musical. here to perform the classic, "anything goes," please welcome tony award winner, sutton foster, and the cast of "anything goes"! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ in olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking ♪ ♪ but now god knows anything goes ♪ ♪ good authors too who once knew better words now only use four letter words writing prose ♪ ♪ anything goes if driving fast cars you like if low bars you like if old hymns you like ♪ ♪ if bare limbs you like if mae west you like
anything anything anything anything goes ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: woo-hoo! that's the way to do it. oh my gosh. thank you so much. thanks, everybody. you can see "anything goes" at the stephen sondheim theatre on broadway! and they brought copies of their cd for everyone in the audience right now! ♪ check out latenightwithjimmyfallon.com for more information and ticket details. sutton foster and the cast of "anything goes," everybody! [ cheers and applause ] phenomenal. my thanks to william shatner, padma lakshmi, andrew rannells, josh gad, sutton foster, the cast of "anything goes" and the greatest band in late night, the roots, right there, everybody! [ cheers and applause ]